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Level 1 Handgun / Basic Pistol Training

Basic - A beginners introduction to shooting a handgun

Duration: 4.5 hours. Classroom and range time



Jim Gregg

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 27 Saturday
Youngwood, PA
6 - 18 Students 12 noon - 4:30 pm Jim Gregg Space Available
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  • Great class for beginners or as a refresher 
  • Universal Safety Rules
  • how firearms work
  • loading and unloading
  • fundamentals of shooting 
  • Live fire drills to include two handed shooting, one handed shooting,shooting multiple rounds and shooting multiple targets
  • legal issues including stand your ground laws, Castle doctrine laws, using force in self-defense, concealed carry permits and best practices 

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Topics Covered

This is a terrific course for the first time or new shooter. Our NRA certified instructors will make learning to shoot a handgun safe, easy, and fun.  

We will answer any questions related to the mechanical capabilities of all firearms, legal questions you may have, using a firearm for self-defense, storage, ammunition and more. 

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the conclusion of this 5-hour course you will feel safe, comfortable, and confident with your handgun.

You will have shot 50 rounds in a variety of situations and have a better understanding of your personal skill.

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, Seminars / Lectures, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident
  • Must be legally allowed to handle a firearm
  • 18 and over, or 14- 17 with paid parent enrollment
  • Persons ineligible to own a firearm or felons prohibited.

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  • A pistol or revolver in good working condition
  • 50 rounds of ammunition for the pistol, factory-new ammunition only; reloads are not permitted
  • Large-caliber revolvers are not encouraged 
  • Hearing and eye protection required throughout training
  • Friends or family members may share a firearm
  • Appropriate clothing for an outdoor range. NO flip flops, open-toed shoes or low-cut tops.  No dresses or skirts.
****A limited number of rental guns are available. Click the add-on box at checkout.****